Spark On! Making a Vital Investment in Young People
Mar 14, 2017
Russell Stokes
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Shaping a future that benefits everyone doesn’t happen by accident. It is an intentional act. Sometimes all it takes is a spark!

That’s why I am committed to improving educational and experiential opportunities for young people. Our youth, especially those from underserved neighborhoods, do not become tomorrow’s contributors, leaders, and innovators without help. Unlocking their potential requires resources, time, nurturing, hands-on mentoring and leading by example.

An example of two youth-oriented groups doing just that, and which I am dedicating myself to in the Atlanta area, are Usher’s New Look and Junior Achievement of Georgia.

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Greetings! Very helpful advice in this particular post! It's the little changes that produce the largest changes. Many thanks for sharing! education for all
Russell Stokes
Russell Stokes

Russell Stokes is the president and chief executive officer of GE Energy Connections and senior vice president of GE. Energy Connections is GE’s electrification and automation business, bringing the world reliable, efficient energy that enables utilities and other customers to manage electricity from the point of power generation to the point of power consumption.